Vintage West Virginia; On This Day in West Virginia History, September 23rd

September 23, 2022

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Vintage West Virginia

On September 23, 1938, the Mingo Oak, estimated to date before the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Americas, was cut down.


Learn more: "Mingo County White Oak Will be Felled Friday" "They Cut Down The Great White Oak Of Mingo County" Correspondence, Emmett Keadle and Governor William Conley, Regarding the Mingo Oak Newspaper Advertisement for Sawing of the Mingo Oak Document-Based Questions